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— by Julian Ryall: Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday a day after the abdication of his father, pledging to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people.
The ceremony that formalised Naruhito’s ascension involved the new emperor taking possession of Japan’s imperial regalia: three Sanshu no Jingi or Sacred Treasures shrouded in secrecy…
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May 1, 2019 — 13:26